ANA to offer special A380 and B777 flight to witness first sunshine of 2021


All Nippon Airways has announced that it will operate two special flights to celebrate the new year. One of these flights will be operated onboard an Airbus A380, whereas the other one will be operated onboard a Boeing 777.

The Airbus A380 flight will operate from Tokyo Narita airport. The A380 will depart from the airport between 05:30 and 06:00 on January 1st.

Similarly, the Boeing 777 will operate from Tokyo Haneda airport. The Boeing 777 will also depart Haneda at around 05:30. Tokyo will experience sunrise at 06:51 on January 1st.

After observing the first sunshine of the new year, both aircraft will be heading for a sightseeing trip to Mount Fuji.

Prices for the flight ranges from 125,000 yen ($2000) for a window seat in first class on board the Airbus A380 to 40,000 yen ($383) for an aisle seat in economy class. Similarly, economy aisle seat on board the Boeing 777 costs 35,000 yen ($334).

Due to the popularity of recent flights to nowhere, ANA is operating a ticket lottery for these flights.